Fitness & Dance

Stay active with us! We offer programs for all levels and abilities including yoga and stretching classes; Zumba and dance classes; core and strengthening classes; low impact, osteofit classes; and more! There really is something for everyone. Our instructors speak many different languages including English, Russian and Spanish. For more information about fitness and dance classes, please contact Maria Lindgren at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org.

UPCOMING FITNESS COURSES

Breathe Better

Provided by Better Health and Community Services. For individuals who have experienced limited activities due to shortness of breath or at risk for COPD or CHF. Instructor: Margarita Vlashicheva

Thursday, July 11 – September 19
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm • 11 weeks

Friday, July 12 – September 20
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm • 11 weeks
Must register with Maria to see if you qualify. Pleas call 416-225-2112, ext. 130. OHIP card is required.


Body Fit

Challenges and incorporates all aspects of a healthy exercise routine: strength, endurance and flexibility. Instructor: Karen Shuster

Tuesday, July 9 – September 17
9:30 am – 10:30 am • 11 weeks
$49.50 members $99 non-members

Thursday, July 11 – September 19
10:00 am – 11:00 am • 11 weeks
$49.50 members $99 non-members


Body Works

Energize yourself with aerobic, strength, stretching and dance for total body fitness. Instructor: Margarita Vlashicheva
Tuesday, July 9 – September 17
11:30 am – 12:30 pm • 11 weeks
$49.50 members $99 non-members


Chair Conditioning

Exercises done mainly seated. Bands, balls and weights used to build bone density, increase balance and strengthen the core. Great for any ability! Instructor: Heather Davis
Friday, July 12 – September 20
9:00 am – 10:00 am • 11 weeks
$49.50 members $99 non-members


Chair Yoga

A gentle form of Yoga either sitting or standing using a chair for support. Involves stretching, deep breathing and strengthening the body. Instructor: Terri Dunnigan

Sunday, July 7 – September 15
11:00 am – 12:00 pm • 11 weeks
$49.50 members $99 non-members

Friday, July 12 – September 20
10:00 am – 11:00 am • 11 weeks
$49.50 members $99 non-members


Core & Strength

A class to increase strength, muscle endurance, balance, and more with weight training and core exercises. Instructor: Terri Dunnigan

Sunday, July 7 – September 15
10:00 am – 11:00 am • 11 weeks
$49.50 members $99 non-members


Karate for Older Adults

Ever wanted to try martial arts? No experience needed! Members only. Instructor: David Birkan
Tuesday, July 9 – September 17
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Cost: Free


Osteofit Beginner

Entry level class for those with osteoporosis or low bone density. Chairs used for support and stability while standing. Instructor: Karen Shuster
Thursday, July 11 – September 19
11:00 am – 12:00 am • 11 weeks
$49.50 members $99 non-members


Osteofit Intermediate

Same principles as the beginner class. Must feel comfortable doing exercises standing without a chair. Instructor: Karen Shuster
Thursday, July 11 – September 19
9:00 am – 10:00 am • 11 weeks
$49.50 members $99 non-members


Stretching Class

This class is designed to increase joint range of motion, muscle flexibility, circulation, relaxation and more! Great for all abilities. Instructor: Terri Dunnigan

Friday, July 12 – September 20
11:00 am – 12:00 pm • 11 weeks
$49.50 members $99 non-members


Tai Chi – NEW!

Focus on slow and controlled movements and balance. Instructor: Eva Nilsson
Wednesday, July 17 – September 18
10:30 am – 11:30 am • 10 weeks
$45 members $90 non-members


Walking Club – NEW!

Enjoy a leisurely 1-hour walk around the neighbourhood. Rain or shine! Instructor: Martin Moss
Monday, July 8 – September 23
No class August 5 or September 2
9:30 am – 10:30 am • 10 weeks
Cost: Free


Yoga

Yoga designed for 55+. Must be comfortable with floor exercises using a mat. Instructor: Terri Dunnigan
Wednesday, July 10 – September 18
9:30 am – 10:30 am • 11 weeks
$49.50 members $99 non-members


Zumba Gold

Want a fun, new experience? Zumba Gold is a dance fitness class that has fun, easy-to-follow moves.

Tuesday, July 9 – September 17
10:30 am – 11:30 am • 11 weeks
$49.50 members $99 non-members
Instructor: Jacqueline Bocangel

Wednesday, July 10 – September 18
6:00 pm – 6:45 pm • 11 weeks
$49.50 members $99 non-members
Instructor: Barbara Motta

Friday, July 12 – September 20
9:00 am – 9:45 am • 11 weeks
$49.50 members $99 non-members
Instructor: Sid Kroach


UPCOMING DANCE COURSES

Israeli Dancing

Enjoy the music and learn the steps to dances associated with the folklore of Israel. Members only. Instructor: Vivian Margulis
Monday, July 8 – September 23
No class August 5 or September 2
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm • 10 weeks
Cost: Free


Line Dancing

Have fun while learning the steps for all rhythms – big band, pop, rock, and country. No partners needed. Instructor: Ann Sharpe
Tuesday, Jul y 9 – September 17
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm • 11 weeks
$49.50 members $99 non-members


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